Avery Art and Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1940 item #1265025
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$85.00
Not many people remember when uniformed attendants were the guardians of urban folk at the municipal skating rink. (See for instance Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in "Shall We Dance" [1937]) Here is Art Deco form is a representative attendant.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1254322
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$3200.00
In full sail on a bright, sunny day is portrayed the Norwegian clipper ship "Anna," originally "Anna of Bergen." Launched in 1868, she was dubbed the "Sailing Queen of Norway" and plied the seas in a long and distinguished career before being restored and retired to serving as the tall-ship training vessel she is today. Signed and dated "K Sorensen 1923," this fine diorama is in excellent condition and measures approximately 18-1/2 inches by 25-1/2 inches by 3-1/2 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Pre 1930 item #1168468
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$350.00
It is cunning how Chinese porcelain artists were able to copy the hand of foreign chinoiserie porcelain painters. Only the clarity of the white body suggested that it is in fact Chinese, not English or French. About 11-1/2 inches high, it is about 7-1/2 inches in full diameter and, aside for being drilled underneath for wiring, is in excellent shape. Included with the vase is its custom-made and fitted flash-gilt brass base.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #969130
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$30.00
Neo-Rococo and finely detailed, this 20th Century American label will be a fine addition to a service bar. Circa 1950, approximately 2-1/4 by 1-1/4 inches.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Organics : Wood : Pre 1930 item #968027
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$240.00
Carved from one solid piece of lindenwood, this handsome Russian Modernism rabbit has chip-carved details . The main figure draws back to reveal a hiding place sunk into the plinth. Circa 1920. In excellent condition, with a natural shellac finish, the delightful piece is approximately 4-3/8 inches long by 4-1/4 inches high by 1-7/8 inches deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #961395
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$85.00
Set in the base of this shallow silver bowl is a 25-piastres coin of 1929. Very fine condition. No marks.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #949276
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$185.00
Sophisticated and practical,this three-piece child's set of knife, fork and spoon expresses the essence of Danish modern style. Hallmarks indicate that they were made in Copenhagen 1938-1939. Knife is approximately seven inches long, the spoon and fork about six.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1940 item #925039
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$275.00
Highly detailed and finely finished, these heavily gilded tiebacks are excellent in detail and execution. They are heavy in construction and could even be used as door handles. The reticulated cage of laurels forming the central boss reveal the gilding below, each element detachable for the other for cleaning. French, early Twentieth Century. Approximately 4-3/4 inches in length, 2/12 inches in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #352798 (stock #384AAA)
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$425.00
Serene in meditation, Buddha sits upon a high-relief lotus with petals glazed in the prussian blue that is one of the signature colors of Kutani porcelain. Buddha’s elegant black robe is decorated in a lustrous black glaze that imitates fine brocade by its contrasting matte and gloss finishes. Repeated polychrome roundels of the wisteria mon (badge) brighten the robe. Japanese, Taisho Era, late Nineteenth to early Twentieth Centuries. Approximately 7-1/4 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #326715 (stock #379AAA)
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$275.00
Alive with bold designs of flower-filled jardinieres and tall stands earing incense burners, this deep bowl is enameled in red and green on underglaze blue, with highlingts of gilding. There is central design of bamboo surrounded by borders; the outer side show a dragon with two pheonixes flying among flames. Below, there is a stylized cloud band above a foot decorated with noughts and crosses. Japanese, late Nineteenth Century, 7-1/2 inches in diameter and three inches high. Mint condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #315505 (stock #366AAA)
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$400.00
This fine sterling silver letter-opener is marked, “Tiffany & Co. Makers,” with pattern and order numbers and the Old English “M” indicating it was made between 1907 and 1938. It is 7-1/4 inches long and 5/8 of an inch wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1960 item #315083 (stock #364AAA)
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$225.00
This finely detailed squash-form bowl is from Sanborn in Mexico City and exemplifies the quality for which they are noted. In the form of a larger Spanish Colonial serving bowl, it boasts excellent appliquéd and repoussed details. It is approximately two inches high and 5-1/4 inches wide at the handles.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1940 item #314952 (stock #363AAA)
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$250.00
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1940 item #314948 (stock #362AAA)
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$750.00
This fine knife exemplifies the elegant, Aztec-inspired style for which famous Mexican silversmith/designer Hector Aguilar was known. Measuring approximately six inches by 1-1/4 inches, it dates from around 1935.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Art Deco : Pre 1940 item #309128 (stock #359AAA)
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$625.00
The pride of the 1930's Matson Line was the luxury Liner "Lurline" (named for the Matsons' daughter). These cabinets, removed when the craft was renovated as a troop ship in 1942,came from the saloon of the ship and are fashioned of walnut and maple, with finely carved boxwood panels on each door. Measuring about 30 inches by 14 inches by 31-1/2 high they provide excellent lock-up storage with two shelves inside.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #302998 (stock #348AAA)
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$28000.00
Weighing an impressive 24-1/2 pounds Troy, this five-piece tea and coffee service is stately but reserved. It was made for England's Goldsmiths' and Silversmiths' Company and bears the sterling hallmarks for London, 1934. A fifth, purely voluntary mark, the profiled heads of King George V and Queen Mary, pays tribute to the Jubilee Year. The tray, a hefty five pounds alone, is approximately 14 inches by 16-3/4inches...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1940 item #298889 (stock #345AAA)
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$230.00
A lovely bit of nostalgia for the lover of French cafe life, this porcelain pyrogene promotes quinine-laced Dubonnet, still a great favorite throughout the world, and announces that the aperitif won the Grand Prix at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900. The lightly crackled glaze is the drink's lovely yellow-green shade. In excellent condition, it measures around 3-5/8 inches in diameter and almost three inches high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1970 item #257947 (stock #329AAA)
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$85.00
This lovely shell-bowled English sterling silver spoon is a perfect companion to a fine tea caddy. It is crested with a high-relief inverted fleur-de-lys and hallmarked London 1969-70, maker "R&K." Condition is mint and it is almost four inches long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #163268 (stock #313AAA)
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$1500.00
A pair of large and lovely hands of Shiva Nataraja as he embodies the Dance of Life are here displayed dramatically in antique brass. India, early Nineteenth Century, approximately 9-1/2 inches long by 6-1/2 inches high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1940 item #43670 (stock #223AAA)
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$245.00
This is a superb example of bamboo work: a food container from Mindanao Island, Philippine Archipelago. The central body is strengthened by bands of woven rattan that are, in turn, supplemented by finer-woven band forming supports, an elaborate handle and an implement holder. Probably early Twentieth Century, approximately 12-1/2 inches tall by five inches in diameter. A beautiful addition to any collection of Oceanic art.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #43669 (stock #222AAA)
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$650.00
A product of Palawan Island, Philippine Archepelago, this finely crafted blowgun quiver was collected by noted anthropologist Henry Otley Beyer in his study of native Philippine ethnic culture. With its body formed of bamboo sections, a long wooden hook serves to attach the quiver to the hunter’s sash and also provides a firm closure for the top. The hook is graced with unusually skillful carvings of the prey: a wild boar and a bird...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #42780 (stock #212AAA)
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$150.00
A very elegant baluster-shaped jug, the lavish copper-luster surfaces are extraordinarily well preserved. Raised decoration of vines and grapes and flowers float above a ground molded to resemble beaten copped. Each side is further adorned with a central floral nosegay in rose, green and yellow opaque glazes. They only discernible flaw to the piece is some chipping to one of the roses. English, circa 1850. Approximately 7-1/4 inches tall by 6-1/2 inches wide and 4-3/4 inches deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Pre 1940 item #23912 (stock #177AAA)
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$900.00
Produced by the great Ercole Barovier around 1930 is this monumental vase, its simple form dignified by gold-flecked plumes that sweep up at the sides. Excellent condition, with very minor "nibbles" that do not show. Murano, Italy, approximately 13 inches tall by 11 inches wide and seven inches deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Pre 1960 item #23666 (stock #169AAA)
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$1200.00
Purchased over fifty years ago at San Francisco’s taste emporium Gump’s, these massive lamps in the form of reticulated covered urns light up three ways: inside, above or the two in combination. The bodies have a pattern of prunus trees against bamboo leaves. Grand in scale, they are approximately 38 inches in full height and have a wingspan of about 28 inches; the Chinese porcelain urns themselves are around 28 inches tall and 16 inches in diameter...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 2000 item #22623 (stock #159AAA)
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$250.00
Perfect for a very grand doll’s house is this tiny sterling montieth bowl and matching tray in Seventeenth Century style. Both pieces bear incredibly exact details: articulated mask handles, gadrooning and fluting. Of recent manufacture, they are numbered as being 213 out of an edition of 500. Bowl is 7/8 of an inch tall and 1-1/4 inches in diameter; tray is 1-5/8 inches in diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #21608 (stock #148AAA)
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$185.00
Very little detail but fine quality describes well this excellent mug. The straight-sided body bears an interlaced script monogram, AR flanking V. By Towle Silversmiths, it dates from around 1925 and is in excellent condition. Gilded interior. Approximately three inches tall and four inches wide at the handle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1940 item #21604 (stock #146AAA)
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$195.00
Elegantly simple, this little mug bears a finely chased and engraved shield with the monogram, "DAF," and the date of "11-25 '31'." It is in fine shape and is approximately 2-7/8 inches tall and four inches wide at the handle.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #15245 (stock #85AAA)
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SOLD
The charm of this generously sized sterling silver bowl is its simplicity. The only ornamentation is a beautiful torqued band running almost free-standing around the rim. Of excellent weight and condition, it bears the hallmark of Towle. Made around 1940 to 1950. Approximately ten inches in diameter and 2-1/2 inches deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1920 item #15244 (stock #84AAA)
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$450.00
Very South-of-the-Border are these two tripod cups which combine design elements of the Old World with Aztec traditions. Shaped rather like braziers, the bodies are topped with a collar of paneled flutes, the feet are like upside-down lion's-paws and an acorn finial drops from below. Marks are the old Mexican spread-wing eagle tax stamp, the maker's mark (?), a purity indication of 900 and "Mexico." Early Twentieth Century. Excellent condition and heavy weight...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1940 item #15219 (stock #75AAA)
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$1250.00
A beautiful heavyweight ice bowl by the prestigious San Francisco silversmiths, Shreve & Co. In simple flattened globe form with an ogee base, its only decoration is graduated banding near the edge and foot and fine strapped handles. The engraved initials are "J.O.M." (J.Ogden Mills, prominent San Francisco figure) echoing the style of the handles. Superb condition. Approximately 6-1/2 inches by 7-1/2 inches. Circa 1930. Approximate weight 14 ounces Troy.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1920 item #13559 (stock #18AAA)
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$95.00
Here is way to have your pretzel and drink it too. This realistic porcelain "pretzel" looks hand-twisted and even has coarse porcelain "salt." Beautiful condition. Approximately 5-3/4 inches by 3-1/2 inches. Mustard, anyone?
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1920 item #13558 (stock #17AAA)
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$125.00
One wouldn't expect an Austian to know what a Mexican tamale is, but here is a schnappes flask imitating one in porcelain! The "Austria" mark would indicate a time shortly after 1891. Condition mint. Approximately 6-3/4 inches in length by two inches in diameter.